The presence of police officers at the Abuja home of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has stirred fresh controversy.
NEWSBREAK reports that Emefiele resumed duty this week after his annual vacation abroad.
This was just as the Department of State Services (DSS) denied the news making the rounds that its operatives invaded the CBN’s office with the aim of arresting Emefiele.
In spite of that development, on Tuesday night, about 10 police officers were sighted at the Maitama, Abuja home of the embattled CBN Governor.
A credible source in the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) told the press that the presence of the policemen was in furtherance to Emefiele’s expected appearance at the Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday (today) over a $53m judgment debt arising from the Paris Club refund.
“The police officers are not there to arrest, but to ensure that he doesn’t run away again as he did weeks ago,” the source said.
Emefiele, 61, assumed office as CBN governor in June 2014 and has been embroiled in a series of controversies in the last few years, including his alleged interest in the 2023 presidency despite his position in the apex bank.
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